pennate


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pen·nate

(pen'āt),
Feathered; resembling a feather.
Synonym(s): penniform
[L. pennatus, fr. penna, feather]

pennate

(pĕn′āt′)
adj.
1. Having feathers or wings.
2. Resembling a feather. Used especially of a muscle whose fibers extend obliquely from a tendon.

pen·nate

(pen'āt)
Feathered; resembling a feather.
Synonym(s): penniform.
[L. pennatus, fr. penna, feather]

pennate

feathery or feathered.
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Production of isodomoic acids A and B as major toxin components of a pennate diatom Nitzschia navis-varingica.
Bacteriastrum and Suriella (Figure 4d-f) and colonies of few pennate types of diatoms are seen.
Existing on the Property is a major fault system trending NNE parallel to the general trend of the Blanice Graben with a conjugate system trended E-W and N-W interpreted as pennate faults (feather tension faults) of the Blanice graben.